Santa Cruz Department (Bolivia)

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Santa Cruz Department

Departamento Autónomo de Santa Cruz
Flag of Santa Cruz Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Santa Cruz Department
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Siempre libres cruceños seamos
Anthem: Bajo el cielo más puro de América
Location within Bolivia
Location within Bolivia
Country Bolivia
CapitalSanta Cruz de la Sierra
Provinces15
Area
 • Total370,621 km2 (143,098 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total3,320,084
 • Density9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (BOT)
Area code(s)+(591) 3
Official languageSpanish, Guaraní
ISO 3166-2BO-S
Websitehttp://www.santacruz.gob.bo

Santa Cruz is a department in Bolivia.[1] The capital city is Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Provinces[change | change source]

The Department of Santa Cruz is divided into 15 provinces.

Province Capital Area (km²)
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Andrés Ibáñez Santa Cruz de la Sierra   4,821 1,653,001
Ignacio Warnes Warnes 1,216 108,888
José Miguel de Velasco San Ignacio 65,425 69,972
Ichilo Buena Vista 14,232 92,721
Chiquitos San José 31,429 82,429
Sara Portachuelo 6,886 42,278
Cordillera Lagunillas 86,245 120,111
Vallegrande Vallegrande 6,414 26,576
Florida Samaipata 4,132 32,842
Obispo Santiesteban Montero 3,673 181,169
Ñuflo de Chávez Concepción 54,150 116,545
Ángel Sandoval San Matías 37,442 14,415
Manuel Maria Caballero Comarapa 2,310 23,267
Germán Busch Puerto Suárez 24,903 42,799
Guarayos Ascensión 20,293 48,301

Places of interest[change | change source]

Cataratas Arcoiris Bolivia, Noel Kempff Mercado National Park

References[change | change source]

  1. "The World Factbook". CIA. Retrieved 2020-03-28.

Coordinates: 18°25′05″S 62°20′42″W / 18.418°S 62.345°W / -18.418; -62.345